The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and Chevrolet of Columbus are collaborating to organize a second Corvette Raffle fundraiser featuring a 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe, worth $55,000, as the grand prize. The fundraiser began last month and will conclude July 29 when the winning ticket is drawn or when the organization sells the maximum 999 tickets – whichever event occurs first. Tickets are $150. Information: 812-376-2638;

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Brian Blair is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5672.